SIMONS SPOTLIGHT ON SOLAR PANELS

March 26, 2014

At Simons Electrical Systems, we believe that an educated customer is a happy customer.

That is why we are offering this educational series to keep you informed and hopefully save you money.

Spring is the time of year for home improvement. One improvement that may be worthwhile is installation of solar panels on your home. This improvement offers two big advantages.

First, these panels will offer you big savings on your energy bill. One estimate from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory estimated that savings could range from $35 to $55 a month. While installing the solar panels is an expensive investment, it does begin to pay for itself with savings that could reach close to $700 annually.

The other big positive with solar panels is the how they affect your home’s value. One study found that for the average installation of solar panels, homeowners were able to recover about 97% of the cost of the panels due to an increase in the value of their homes. As a frame of reference, remodeling your kitchen into a luxury kitchen only returned about 60%.

For further information, please contact Joel Shoemaker of Simons Electrical Systems at (262) 542-2720 or info@simonselectric.com or go to www.simonselectric.com.

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